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Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows

 

 

 

 

 

Class of 2016

Fellow

 Position

Host Organization

Location

Focus Area

Amber Abrahamson

Community Organizer

Tenants Union of Washington State

Spokane, WA

Housing Issues

Maria Alejandra Acevedo

Legal Fellow

Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network

Westminster, CO

Immigration Issues

Maria Acosta

Legal Fellow

Catholic Charities Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

Immigration Issues

Mark Alanson

Legal Fellow

Metropolitan Family Services

Chicago, IL

Elder Abuse

Ashley Alexander

Legal Fellow

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

Mt. Vernon, NY

Housing Issues

J. Andrew Cederdahl

Legal Fellow

Iowa Legal Aid

Des Moines, IA

Elder Abuse

Mallory Andrews

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Veterans Issues

Marlise Armstrong

Legal Fellow

Catholic Charities

Denver, CO

Immigration Issues

Erica Asbell

Legal Fellow

Metropolitan Family Services

Chicago, IL

Elder Abuse

Eloise Ayala

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Service Of Collier County

Naples, FL

Immigration Issues

Mallory Ball

Legal Fellow

Emory Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans

Atlanta, GA

Veterans Issues

Laura Barrera

Legal Fellow

UNLV Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic

Las Vegas, NV

Immigration Issues

Monica Bates

Fellow

Maryland Legal Aid Bureau

Baltimore, MD

Housing Issues

Brandon Beeler

Fellow

Indiana Legal Services

Indianapolis, IN

Housing Issues

Kathrine Beno-Valencia

Legal Fellow

Kids in Need of Defense

Atlanta, GA

Immigration Issues

Ivie Bien-Aime

Community Organizer

NYS Tenants and Neighbors

New York, NY

Housing Issues

Kyle Bienvenu

Legal Fellow

Kids in Need of Defense

Roseland, NJ

Immigration Issues

Amanda Bosley

Legal Fellow

Lone Star Legal Aid

Houston, TX

Disaster Relief

Sherise Brown

Community Organizer

American Friends Service Committee

Atlanta, GA

Housing Issues

Benjamin Butler

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

Veterans Issues

Mara Casseday

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Justice Center

Richmond, VA

Elder Abuse

Maria Castillo

Legal Fellow

RAICES

San Antonio, TX

Immigration Issues

Gilbert Cavazos

Legal Fellow

Catholic Charities of Dallas

Dallas, TX

Immigration Issues

Eric Charette

Legal Fellow

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Olean, NY

Elder Abuse

Karen Cole

Legal Fellow

Kids In Need of Defense

Boston, MA

Immigration Issues

Carolyn Colley

Legal Fellow

Lone Star Legal Aid Military and Veterans Unit

Belton, TX

Veterans Issues

Rhandy Cordova

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Veterans Issues

Jeremy Corley

Legal Fellow

Catholic Charities of Dallas

Dallas, TX

Immigration Issues

Hannah Courtney

Legal Fellow

Bay Area Legal Aid

San Francisco, CA

Housing Issues

Matthew Davis

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Society

Louisville, KY

Employment Issues

Caitlin Deck

Legal Fellow

Watsonville Law Center

Watsonville, CA

Employment Issues

Rachael Delehanty

Legal Fellow

Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Fairbanks, AK

Elder Abuse

Joey Delgado

Legal Fellow

RAICES

Austin, TX

Immigration Issues

Kristin Dexter

Legal Fellow

Montana Legal Services Association

Helena, MT

Elder Abuse

Shelby Dodson

Legal Fellow

Tennessee Justice Center

Nashville, TN

Elder Abuse

Tiffani Dragg

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

Veterans Issues

Kimberley Ducimo

Legal Fellow

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont

Charlotte, NC

Immigration Issues

Lauren Duke

Legal Fellow

Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network

Denver, CO

Immigration Issues

Kathy Duncan

Community Organizer

Texas Tenants Union

Dallas, TX

Housing Issues

Dadinirt Farias

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Foundation Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Veterans Issues

Oscar Fernandez

Legal Fellow

Catholic Charities of Palm Beach

Riviera Beach, FL

Immigration Issues

Nkafu Fomenky

Legal Fellow

Michigan Legal Services

Detroit, MI

Housing Issues

Patricia Foster

Community Organizer

United Community Housing Coalition

Detroit, MI

Housing Issues

Bradley Freedman

Legal Fellow

Bread for the City

Washington, DC

Housing Issues

Raul Galan

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Foundation Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Employment Issues

Paola Gentile-Goldental

Legal Fellow

Kids in Need of Defense

Boston, MA

Immigration Issues

Christena Georgas-Burns

Legal Fellow

Nevada Legal Services

Las Vegas, NV

Employment Issues

Joseph Gesley

Legal Fellow

Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Fairfax, VA

Veterans Issues

Jenna Goldberg

Legal Fellow

National Veterans Legal Services Program

Washington, DC

Veterans Issues

Valeria Gomez

Legal Fellow

Volunteer Immigrant Defense Advocates

Knoxville, TN

Immigration Issues

Courtnie Gore

Legal Fellow

The Advocates for Human Rights

Minneapolis, MN

Immigration Issues

Adam Graber

Legal Fellow

Colorado Juvenile Defender Center

Denver, CO

Employment Issues

Rita Greggio

Legal Fellow

Nevada Legal Services

Reno, NV

Employment Issues

Katrina Hamilton

Legal Fellow

Three Rivers Legal Services

Jacksonville, FL

Veterans Issues

Benjamin Haskin

Legal Fellow

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Jamestown, NY

Employment Issues

Allison Higley

Legal Fellow

Veterans Legal Institute

Santa Ana, CA

Employment Issues

Miah Hill

Legal Fellow

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

Baton Rouge, LA

Disaster Relief

Laura Holland

Legal Fellow

Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Durham, NC

Disaster Relief

Celina Holmes-Murphy

Legal Fellow

Swords to Plowshares

San Francisco, CA

Veterans Issues

John Holschuh

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio

Cincinnati, OH

Housing Issues

Erin Hoover

Legal Fellow

University of Miami School of Law Health Rights Clinic

Miami, FL

Veterans Issues

Brittney Horton

Legal Fellow

Legal Services of Greater Miami

Miami, FL

Veterans Issues

Sheila Hughes

Legal Fellow

Military Assistance Project

Philadelphia, PA

Veterans Issues

Zane Johnson

Legal Fellow

Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity

Philadelphia, PA

Employment Issues

Jessica Jowrey

Legal Fellow

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Rochester, NY

Employment Issues

Christina Kelly

Legal Fellow

South Carolina Legal Services

Columbia, SC

Employment Issues

Jeremiah King

Legal Fellow

L Legal Assistance of Western New York

Rochester, NY

Veterans Issues

Stephanie Koguchi

Legal Fellow

Bet Tzedek Legal Services

Los Angeles, CA

Elder Abuse

Christopher Kradle

Legal Fellow

Housing Justice Center

St. Paul, MN

Housing Issues

Cynthia Laurent

Legal Fellow

Indiana Legal Services

Evansville, IN

Housing Issues

Timothy Lenaghan

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Omaha, NE

Elder Abuse

Laquesha Levers

Community Organizer

Texas Tenants Union

Dallas, TX

Housing Issues

Kendall Lewellen

Legal Fellow

Center for Arkansas Legal Services

Little Rock, AR

Housing Issue

Jimmy Leyva

Legal Fellow

Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project

Phoenix, AZ

Immigration Issues

Yoona Lim

Legal Fellow

New York Legal Assistance Group

New York, NY

Disaster Relief

Jahna Locke

Legal Fellow

New York Legal Assistance Group

New York, NY

Elder Abuse

Kathleen Lockwood

Legal Fellow

Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Durham, NC

Employment Issues

Tiffney Love

Legal Fellow

South Carolina Legal Services

Columbia, SC

Employment Issues

Stephanie Lubert

Legal Fellow

HIAS Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Immigration Issues

George MacDonald

Legal Fellow

Social Justice Collaborative

Oakland, CA

Immigration Issues

Alejandro Macias

Paralegal

New Mexico Immigrant Law Center

Albuquerque, NM

Immigration Issues

Jordan Malka

Legal Fellow

Kids in Need of Defense

Baltimore, MD

Immigration Issues

Tatyana Manning

Legal Fellow

Legal Services of Greater Miami

Miami, FL

Housing Issues

Lauren Masullo

Legal Fellow

Lone Star Legal Aid

Conroe, TX

Elder Abuse

Tschika McBean

Legal Fellow

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Ithaca, NY

Employment Issues

Lakeshia McCloud

Legal Fellow

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Rochester, NY

Elder Abuse

Aimee McGinty

Legal Fellow

Wisconsin Judicare

Wausau, WI

Elder Abuse

Samantha McGovern

Legal Fellow

Senior Legal Services

Baltimore, MD

Elder Abuse

Joshua Medina

Legal Fellow

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

Immigration Issues

Cherai Mills

Community Organizer

Mass Alliance of HUD Tenants

Jamaica Plan, MA

Housing Issues

Natalie Minev

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Housing Issues

Felix Montanez

Legal Fellow

Catholic Charities Legal Services

Miami, FL

Immigration Issues

Juan Moran

Legal Fellow

Bet Tzedek Legal Services

Los Angeles, CA

Elder Abuse

Valerie Morato

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid of Arkansas

Harrison, AR

Elder Abuse

Richard Morris

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid of West Virginia

Morgantown, WV

Veterans Issues

Ashley Morse

Legal Fellow

Network for Victims Recovery DC, Legal Counsel for the Elderly

Washington, DC

Elder Abuse

Oliver Mushtare

Legal Fellow

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Bath, NY

Veterans Issues

Christopher Nelson

Legal Fellow

Housing Justice Center

St. Paul, MN

Housing Issues

Mai Nguyen

Legal Fellow

OneJustice

Los Angeles, CA

Veterans Issues

Valeriya Nitko

Legal Fellow

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Rochester, NY

Housing Issues

Manuel Ortiz

Community Organizer

Urban Homesteading Assistance Board

New York, NY

Housing Issues

Joanna Paulino

Community Organizer

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

New York, NY

Housing Issues

Ana Perez

Legal Fellow

Legal Services of Greater Miami

Miami, FL

Elder Abuse

Kevin Prise

Legal Fellow

Lone Star Legal Aid

Houston, TX

Disaster Relief

Gabriel Quinteros

Paralegal

Catholic Charities of Dallas

Dallas, TX

Immigration Issues

Charity Ramsey

Legal Fellow

Kids in Need of Defense

Seattle, WA

Immigration Issues

Brad Reynolds

Paralegal

RAICES

Austin, TX

Immigration Issues

Ellen Rheaume

Legal Fellow

LAF

Chicago, IL

Veterans Issues

Tessa Riggio

Legal Fellow

Public Law Center

Santa Ana, CA

Veterans Issues

Tensie Rivera

Legal Fellow

CABA Pro Bono Legal Services

Miami, FL

Immigration Issues

Elise Robie

Legal Fellow

Center for Disability and Elder Law

Chicago, IL

Elder Abuse

Maria Rodriguez

Legal Fellow

Kids in Need of Defense

Atlanta, GA

Immigration Issues

Rachel Rutter

Legal Fellow

HIAS Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Immigration Issues

Elizabeth Salas

Paralegal

Catholic Charities of Dallas

Dallas, TX

Immigration Issues

Catherine Schur

Legal Fellow

LAF

Chicago, IL

Veterans Issues

Joseph Schwamb

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Society

Louisville, KY

Veterans Issues

Matthew Schwimmer

Legal Fellow

West Tennessee Legal Services

Jackson, TN

Elder Abuse

Patrice Scott

Legal Fellow

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida

Orlando, FL

Housing Issues

Dallas Selvy

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Society

Louisville, KY

Veterans Issues

Maureen Slack

Legal Fellow

OneJustice

San Francisco, CA

Veterans Issues

Joshua Solomon

Legal Fellow

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Geneva, NY

Veterans Issues

Kirk Stadnika

Legal Fellow

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Jersey City, NJ

Veterans Issues

Meghan Starnes-Moore

Legal Fellow

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont

Charlotte, NC

Immigration Issues

Hannah Steele

Community Organizer

Cleveland Tenants Organization

Cleveland, OH

Housing Issues

Caleb Stone

Legal Fellow

The Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic

Williamsburg, VA

Veterans Issues

Keith Syler

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio

Cincinnati, OH

Housing Issues

Kiara Taite

Legal Fellow

Mississippi Center for Justice

Biloxi, MS

Employment Issues

Hannah Tanabe

Legal Fellow

Greater Boston Legal Services

Boston, MA

Employment Issues

Ana Torres

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Service of Broward County

Plantation, FL

Immigration Issues

Amy Tower

Community Organizer

Tenants Union of Washington

Seattle, WA

Housing Issues

Louis Truong

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Veterans Issues

Ryan Ueda

Legal Fellow

Public Law Center

Santa Ana, CA

Veterans Issues

Sheba Varughese

Legal Fellow

Greater Boston Legal Services

Boston, MA

Elder Abuse

Priscilla Villarreal

Legal Fellow

Catholic Charities

Dallas, TX

Immigration Issues

Gloria Villatoro

Community Organizer

Community Action for Safe Apartments

Bronx, NY

Housing Issues

Dvora Walker

Legal Fellow

Greater Boston Legal Services

Boston, MA

Elder Abuse

Derek Warden

Legal Fellow

Advocacy Center

New Orleans, LA

Elder Abuse

Angela Williams

Community Organizer

Metropolitan Tenants Organization

Chicago, IL

Housing Issues

David Williams

Legal Fellow

Legal Aide Services of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

Veterans Issues

Jane Win-Thu

Legal Fellow

Mental Health Advocacy Services

Los Angeles, CA

Veterans Issues

Daniel Woislaw

Legal Fellow

Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Arlington, VA

Elder Abuse

Rebekah Wolf

Legal Fellow

New Mexico Immigrant Law Center

Santa Fe, NM

Immigration Issues

Arthur Wolf

Legal Fellow

Legal Aid of West Virginia

Beckley, WV

Veterans Issues

Kristy Woodfield

Legal Fellow

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Jamestown, NY

Veterans Issues

Keely Youngblood

Legal Fellow

Emory Volunteer Veterans Clinic

Atlanta, GA

Veterans Issues

Patricia Zermeno

Legal Fellow

Kids in Need of Defense

Baltimore, MD

Immigration Issues

 

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